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Old 03-31-2016, 08:22 AM
kayT kayT is offline
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Originally Posted by lynne-42 View Post
In Australia we can get both - pencils with or without erasers. I always choose without for the reasons others have commented - the quality of the eraser. As I have a stationery fetish (as do many others, I gather) I carry a variety of pencils, erasers and a sharpener - and a variety of the newest and greatest - erasable pens. They have 'erasers' on the end, but are friction erasers and don't wear out.

Never again will I use a normal pen / biro.
What's a "friction eraser" and why can't it be used for pencil if it doesn't wear out? Sounds like the answer to a prayer!